Math 9 Lifepacs Only
Lifepac Set only - No Teacher's Guide. Algebra I - Variables & Numbers, Solving Equations, Problem Analysis & Solutions, Polynomials, Algebraic Factors, Algebraic Fractions, Radical Expressions, Graphing, Systems, Quadratic Equations & Review.
Is it time to teach your teen math with the LIFEPAC worktexts? Already have the teacher's guide from a previous child? That's alright. Alpha Omega Publications has just the thing for you—the LIFEPAC Algebra I 10-Unit Set! This set contains ten structured, easy-to-follow worktexts that include a comprehensive overview of essential math concepts, along with applicable practice problems. Each individual ninth grade math worktext offers structured, helpful lessons and step-by-step exercises to build your student's math skills! Arithmetic topics in this Alpha Omega curriculum include variables, equations, problem analysis, polynomials, algebraic functions and fractions, radical expressions, graphing, systems, and more.
And there's more on top of that, too! The LIFEPAC Algebra I 10-Unit Set has essential, diverse lessons that include word problems, integrated subject material, and a wide variety of math problem exercises. Plus, each small worktext will motivate your teen to complete lessons with its ultra-slim size—unlike other huge textbooks! Imagine the sense of accomplishment he'll feel as he completes each progressive worktext in three to four weeks. And here's the best part. Each LIFEPAC worktext includes concept reviews, self tests, plus one removable teacher-administered unit test—all designed to reinforce and solidify comprehension.
A complete, Christian math curriculum that emphasizes skill mastery. Each Complete Boxed Set contains ten LIFEPACs and a teacher guide. The only exception is the Grade K Boxed Set, which contains two student books and a teacher guide. LIFEPACs only (no teacher guide) are also available for use with multiple students. Review and self-tests are built into the curriculum. LIFEPACs are thin, consumable student work texts. They are colorful in the elementary grades, but become less colorful as the grade level increases. Each set of ten LIFEPACs provides a year-long curriculum.
The spiral-bound teacher's guide contains a curriculum overview, teacher's notes, answer keys, and suggested guidelines (for scheduling, grading, study methods, etc). Daily lesson plans are not included. Teacher guides for grades K-1 provide more detailed teaching instruction than guides for grades 2-12. Why? Because the LIFEPAC curriculum facilitates the independent study approach. Starting in second grade, written instruction is included in each LIFEPAC so that the lessons are largely self-instructional. The teacher's responsibilities include introducing each LIFEPAC, setting a schedule, completing teacher checks, being available for student questions, administering and grading tests, and developing additional learning activities.
You might be wondering, "What's the difference between this curriculum and Horizons Math?" After all, both programs come from the same publisher and follow a similar scope and sequence up to the sixth grade. The main difference, in my opinion, is that Horizons is not self-instructional (written instruction is not included in workbooks). Another difference is that LIFEPACs offer standard practice problems whereas Horizons offers a greater variety of problems (mazes, decoding, etc) as well as standard drills, but LIFEPACs provide many more problems per workbook page. ~ Anh
Homeschoolers appreciate the Alpha Omega curricula for their ease of use and quality instruction. There are 4 different teaching options available to help you meet your math education needs: Lifepacs, Horizons, Switched on Schoolhouse (flash drive for Windows only) and Monarch (online). Please see each option for the full course description. Christian content is included in the Lifepac, Switched on Schoolhouse and Monarch curricula.